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Drawing - Horatius stabbing his sister because of her grief at the death of Curiatii
  • Horatius stabbing his sister because of her grief at the death of Curiatii
    Cammarano, Giuseppe, born 1766 - died 1850
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Horatius stabbing his sister because of her grief at the death of Curiatii

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cammarano, Giuseppe, born 1766 - died 1850 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing

  • Museum number:

    9093

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 263

Physical description

Pen and ink and wash drawing, heightened with white, depicting Horatius stabbing his sister because of her grief at the death of Curiatii. Italy, ca. 1790-1840.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1790-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Cammarano, Giuseppe, born 1766 - died 1850 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing

Descriptive line

Pen and ink drawing by Giuseppe Cammarano depicting Horatius stabbing his sister because of her grief at the death of Curiatii. Italy, ca. 1790-1840.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume II. 17th-18th century, London, 1979, cat. 940, p. 118-119.

The following is the full text of the entry:

CAMMARANO, GIUSEPPE
(1766-1850)

940
Horatius stabbing his sister because of her grief at the death of the Curiatti
Pen and ink and wash heightened with white
9 7/8 x 12 ¾ (251 x 324) 9093
PROVENANCE Bought 1883
Not illustrated

Materials

Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Murder; Death; Knives; Siblings; Grief; Sisters

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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